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MASS consolidates countermeasure capabilities

12th April 2019 - 14:15 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


EW operational support company MASS is continuing to invest in a countermeasures simulation and modelling technology package known as Counterworks, as it bids to reduce costs of live testing for customers.

As part of developing the system, in-house engineers are able to assess the effectiveness of countermeasures and analysis technical issues like how to combat threats based on first detection or best manoeuvring platforms to move out of a weapons engagement zone.

‘When operators think of countermeasures, they talk about the length of a dipole or the rise time of the flare or of the chemical components of a flare,'

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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